Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
of worsening relations with pakistan the u.s. is withholding $800 million in aid to the country's army they want more aggressive action taken against the taliban and not happy about their decision to revoke visas for american military trainers according to reports by the new york times white house chief of staff william daily talked about the tricky relationship this week. >>> obviously they have been an important alley in the fight on terrorism, victim of enormous amounts of terrorism but right now they have taken steps that give us reason to pause on aid we were giving to their military and we are trying to work through that. >>> tensions between the two nations have been on the rise since u.s. navy seals killed osama bin laden during a raid on pakistani soil in may. >>> another big story this morning, remembering betty ford the former first lady died friday she was 93. >> funeral services will happen tomorrow in the meantime sarah simmons is back with how folks are honouring her memory. >> betty ford broke down the barriers of sensitive topics most notably drug and alcohol addiction
Jul 13, 2011 9:00am EDT
topic to get in i think pakistan, eliminates visas to u.s. military personnel the u.s. holding back $800 million to them what is going on here. >> one problem with the whole process is after the osama bin laden killing, pakistan clearly obviously was upset with the u.s. because they were not put in on the loop on this they changed its process where by u.s. citizens can get visas to come to the country the u.s. cannot deliver some of the u.s. military aid to them, without those visas the way that works is some of that u.s. military aid according to folks at the pentagon is in the form of parts helicopters, communication and transportation parts that material cannot be delivered without being accompanied by u.s. military personnel some of those visas that have been cut off, would be for u.s. military personnel you can't deliver aid if you don't have the visas to go with the personnel that need the travel with it. >> a bit short sighted. >> some have said it was a situation they cut off their nose despite their face your language is probably a bit more dipole mattic. >> thank you very much.
Jul 4, 2011 10:00pm EDT
will shift to more intel and special forces work and will center on the eastern border of pakistan. >>> the sweet and balmer children in maryland, what a wonderful day. it's wedding day and brings together two families torn apart by war. bob barnard was at the ceremony. >> reporter: beneath the towering air force memorial overlooking the nation's capitol, amid the bus loads of tourists on this hazy summer day appears a white stretched limo, and in it, two families scarred by war. >> he always tells me i'm his fourth of july so he picked the fourth and the location. >> reporter: it's the wedding of air force master sergeant chris sweet and his bride, danielle. in attendance, her two and his three children. >> this is not just about danielle and i coming together. it's about two families coming together, two families that have been through amazing tragedy. >> reporter: in danielle's bouquet of flowers, the two spouses they lost to war. >> this is another way to have them. >> reporter: air force technical sergeant ryan balmer was killed in iraq four years ago. he was 33. >> it was dif
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm EDT
is the disputed territory between india and pakistan. a second man is also charged. >>> it was one of the key points in the case against casey anthony but now the man behind it says he got it all wrong. you have to hear what really happened, coming up next. >> where in the world is casey anthony? no one spotted the florida mother who was acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter, caylee, but there is plenty of speculation about where she might be hiding out. some believe she's still in florida, others think california or puerto rico. meanwhile, the man who created the software used to analyze her computer says that there was an error in the program and that the chloroform website that the prosecution says was visited 84 times was actually only visited once. he says he told the prosecution that during the last week of the trial but the jury was never updated. >>> a 17-year-old florida boy accused of murdering his parents and throwing a party with their body still in the house appeared in court today. investigators believe tyler hadly beat his parents to death with a hammer saturday afternoo